level than in previous weeks, with about 2,000 protesters registered at the height of the course, without significant incident.

20:20-Busy mobilization day in Metz

This Saturday, September 4, two processions are expected in Metz (Moselle), report the site actu.fr. The first will march against the health pass while the second is organized in favor of the climate situation. The second march will start in the morning while the anti pass protesters have planned to march from 14h.

19:51 – In Marseille also, certain areas prohibited to anti pass sanitary protesters

The police prefecture of Marseille has decided to ban certain sectors of the Phocean city to protesters against the sanitary pass this Saturday, September 4, 2021. This ban will be aimed at allowing the good holding of the braderie des commerçants du centre-ville which should gather several thousand people this Saturday, according to our colleagues of BFM TV. The prefecture also mentions “a context of terrorist threat that remains high and a strong mobilization of security forces within the framework of the World Conservation Congress”. 

19:29 – 67% of French people approve of the introduction of the sanitary pass

At the end of the summer, supporters of the anti sanitary pass demonstration who will meet tomorrow for an eighth consecutive Saturday of mobilization, hope for a historic demonstration that can count on a revival of participation linked to the end of the holidays and the beginning of the school year. However, there is no indication yet of the extent of the mobilization. Indeed, Le Figaro published this Friday 3 September an Odoxa-Backbone Consulting survey carried out for our colleagues in which we learn that 67% of French approve the introduction of the sanitary pass.

19: 11-In Toulouse, the prefect prohibits access to the hypercentre

As in all of France, protesters will also march against the sanitary pass in Toulouse this Saturday, September 4. Only now, because of “disturbances to public order occurred in downtown Toulouse”, during the previous demonstrations, the prefect of Haute-Garonne has decided to prohibit access to the hypercentre of the pink city “to any undeclared protest rally”, report our colleagues of The Dispatch. The prefecture also recalled that the health situation of the department remained worrying with an incidence rate of around 186 cases detected per 100,000 inhabitants as of September 1, 2021.

18:44-Ban on demonstrations in several areas in Dijon

This Saturday, September 4, a new Saturday of anti-health pass demonstrations is expected throughout France. In Dijon, protesters will have a hard time marching because the prefecture of Côte-d’Or, indicated this Thursday in a press release that “large areas of the city of Dijon will be banned from demonstration this Saturday”, reports the Public Good. The ban takes effect from this Saturday 12 hours and until 21 hours, especially in the city center and not far from the CHU.

18:30-New call to demonstrate against the sanitary pass in Cambrai

An additional Saturday of demonstrations against the sanitary pass in Cambrai (Hauts-de-France). As last week, the procession will leave the Place Aristide-Briand, this Saturday, September 4, to crisscross the city center, explain our colleagues of the Voice of the North. The rally is scheduled for 2: 30 p.m. in front of the town hall, for a departure around 3 p.m. A circuit that will pass through the mail Saint-Martin, then in front of the cathedral, before reaching the place du marché couvert and returning to the place Briand, details to our confreres Victor Legros, who was in charge of declaring this event in sub-prefecture.

18:01 – Florian Philippot promises a “great unique, national event” this Saturday, September 3

Florian Philippot, candidate for the 2022 presidential election, proposes an anti-sanitary pass demonstration starting from the Champs de Mars, on the place Jacques Rueff in the 7th arrondissement. Departure scheduled at 14h.

17: 20 – What anti-sanitary pass protests are planned this Saturday in Paris ?

In the capital, 5 events are scheduled, including four organized by the Yellow Vests and one by Florian Philippot, the former number 2 of the FN:

At noon, from the Place du Châtelet to the place Armand Carrel. At noon, from the place du 18 juin 1940 to the Bastille. At 13: 30, from the Stock Exchange to the Royal Palace At 13: 30, from the Porte de Montreuil to the Quai de la Loire. 14h from Place Jacques Rueff in Les Invalides (Florian Philippot).

At work, which employees are affected by the sanitary pass ?

Since Monday, August 30, 2021, the to enter a health facility, provided that it does not “impede access to care”. 

Exceptions exist, however, for certain audiences in hospitals and medical-social institutions : the health pass is not required at the entrance for children, for maternity patients, for those suffering from mental disorders and / or disabilities, the language barrier or remoteness from the health system, for consultations that cannot be postponed without risk, such as for example women who wish to voluntarily terminate their pregnancy (ABORTION), and obviously, to access the vaccination and screening center. 

Finally, visits by people at the end of life can be allowed without having to present the health pass, but respecting health and safety rules. Find all the detailed information in this circular from the Ministry of Health.

Where did the health pass become mandatory ?

The sanitary pass, which came into force on June 9 for trade shows, fairs, arenas, stadiums, festivals and concerts, became mandatory on July 21 in places of leisure or culture where the capacity reaches 50 people : museums, conference rooms, shows, cinemas, libraries, documentation centres, marquees, game rooms, exhibition fairs or temporary exhibitions, amusement parks as well as indoor sports establishments such as sports halls and swimming pools. “Cultural, sporting, recreational or festive events held in a public space or in a place open to the public” are also concerned. The European health pass is effective since July 1st for travel in the European Union and the Schengen area.

Since August 9, bars, restaurants, cafes, campsites, hospitals and retirement homes except for medical emergencies, or long-distance transport (TGV, Intercités, night trains, buses and planes) have implemented the health check system. On 16 August, shopping centres with more than 20,000 square metres (in departments where the incidence rate exceeds the threshold of 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants) had to comply in turn. Note that for shops, the sanitary pass is not mandatory, but the prefect or the store manager can decide to make it mandatory, specifies the decree. 

What is the list of places where the health pass is mandatory in France ? Restaurants, cafes and bars : The sanitary pass must be presented to access cafes bars and restaurants, including terraces.  Train : the sanitary pass is required on long-distance trains such as TGV, Intercités and night trains. It is not required in everyday transport (TER, RER, Transilien, metro, bus, are not concerned). Hospital : the health pass is mandatory for patients and visitors in hospitals and nursing homes, except in emergencies. Campsites and hotels : campsites, holiday centres and hotels that have only one accommodation offer are not subject to the health pass. On the other hand, campsites, holiday centers and hotels that have a restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool or a theater require the sanitary pass, but only once on arrival at the campsite, and regardless of the length of the stay, had specified Nicolas Dayot, the president of the National Federation of Outdoor Hotels, told the Echo Touristique.  Museums and monuments : At the Arc de Triomphe , the Eiffel Tower, the Palace of Versailles or any other museums and monuments of more than 50 people, the health pass is required. Amusement Parks : the health pass is required to go to amusement parks, such as Disneyland Paris . Concerts and festivals : the obligation concerns concerts, shows and festivals gathering more than 50 spectators. Stadiums and other outdoor sports facilities : the health pass is required to enter a stadium. Gyms or swimming pools : the sanitary pass comes into force to access all sports establishments welcoming more than fifty people, either weight and fitness rooms, indoor or outdoor pools.  Cinema : the sanitary pass comes into force in cinemas where the ceiling exceeds 50 spectators. Theaters and other performance halls : theaters, operas, conservatory, lyric art… The sanitary pass is mandatory when the gauge exceeds 50 spectators. Fair and fairs : a contemporary art fair, such as the FIAC, a major fair such as the Agriculture Fair, the Chocolate Fair or the Book Fair or the Mondial du Tatouage… The accessibility of all these places is subject to the sanitary pass. The sanitary pass is required for fairs and exhibitions with a capacity of more than 50 people. Casinos and other gambling halls : casino activities, with or without contact, have resumed, as have bowling, escape games and gambling halls. The sanitary pass is required when the gauge exceeds 50 people. Places of worship : “Type V” establishments of worship, i.e. churches, mosques, synagogues or temples, are subject to the health pass only in the context of activities “that do not involve a physical activity”.